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Getting Pregnant

Getting Pregnant

What Couples Need To Know Right Now

Whether you are young and fertile, over 40 and having trouble conceiving, or anywhere in between, here is the best resource to help you get pregnant.
The only must-have fertility book, Getting Pregnant, completely revised and updated, not only addresses the needs of those who cannot conceive but serves as the ultimate guide for anyone planning to have a baby, now or in the future. Addressing the newest, state-of-the-art medical treatments for infertility, Getting Pregnant gives you all the latest news on:
  • eight brand-new fertility drugs
  • donor eggs and donor sperm
  • a new 15-minute in-office surgery that can double conception odds
  • breakthrough technologies for preventing chronic miscarriage
  • how both sex and lifestyle factors affect fertility, including the "Nine to Five" guide for protecting your reproductive health on the job

Getting Pregnant also provides a wealth of practical information about the exercises, foods, and supplements that encourage a faster, healthier conception, as well as brand-new, all-natural techniques that influence the gender of your child. You'll also find a helpful six-month personal pregnancy planner that addresses all of your pre-conception health and medical needs.
Don't miss the new chapters that focus on protecting, increasing, and extending fertility, while new frontiers in both the treatment of male fertility and the science of motherhood are explored.
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  • Touchstone | 
  • 592 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780684864044 | 
  • May 2000
List Price $17.99
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Introduction: The Really Good News About Getting Pregnant

When I was in medical school in the 1960s, the birth control pill was the prescription of the decade. Indeed, young men and women were far more concerned with avoiding pregnancy than with getting pregnant. Happily, this is no longer the case. Today, getting pregnant is something more and more couples view as a joyous life-expanding experience to be celebrated and cherished. And, too, we have seen the "birth" of the single mother, with many women choosing to honor the alarm on their biological clock by becoming mothers whether or not they have a suitable mate in... see more

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